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Choose your wine… Based on music

Notes, accords, harmony… the worlds of oenology and music share the same language.


Limited edition Breaking Bad vodka now available

Heisenberg’s meth on Breaking Bad may be no more but this time he’s putting his name behind a legal product (well, for some) that’s available for purchase by fans!


Bacardi Vodka targets clubbers with an interactive game tied to the DJ culture

Likely, you’ve all experienced that moment in a nightclub where the music is building to that point of crescendo when the ultimate DJ-induced climax occurs.


2016 Best Of Wine Tourism Awards open for entry

The 2016 Best of Wine Tourism Awards for Cape Town | Cape Winelands are now open for entry.  Local wineries have the opportunity to showcase the excellence of their wine tourism offerings.   WHO CA

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Franschhoek Vignerons excel at inaugural The Sommeliers Selection

With almost 400 entries received for this year’s inaugural The Sommeliers Selection competition Grande Provence and La Motte came out tops in their respective categories.


Rooi versnit van Hartenberg in goud getooi op DWWA

Die Hartenberg Mackenzie 2012, vernoem na die Mackenzie-familie wat deel uitmaak van hierdie bekende Stellenbosse wynlandgoed se geskiedenis, het sy plek onder die wêreld se beste bespreek met â


Durbanville Hills appoints new white wine maker

Durbanville Hills Wines has appointed a new white wine maker, Kobus Gerber, whose great passion is to make iconic sauvignon blancs. He will replace Gunther Kellerman at the end of June. Gunther is to


Saronsberg Viognier 2013

The red wines from Saronsberg in Tulbagh might be barnstormers but the Viognier is emerging as a very smart wine. 40% of the current-release 2013 was made using spontaneous fermentation and the wine w


A Visit to Niel Joubert

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Boplaas launches the new vintages of Portuguese table wine and older Cape Vintage Reserve Ports at Dear Me

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Swerwer 2014

The 2014 vintage of Swerwer is a more serious if no less delicious proposition than its 2013 predecessor. Made by Jasper Wickens, who is part of the team at AA Badenhorst Family Wines, it’s a b


Pics: A showroom full of whisky

The Whisky Live Festival hosted a boutique tasting event from June 18 to 20 at the Lookout in Granger Bay.


Shimmy Beach Club is Making Us Hungry This Winter

When you think of Shimmy Beach Club, you probably think of some kind of a party happening there or maybe think of it as an awesome live music venue but we know you don’t think of it for food.


Terre Nere — Number 1 wine of 2014

From vineyards high up on the northern slopes of Mount Etna, Terre Nere Etna Rosso has fast become one of our favourite wines. Indigenous Nerello Mascalese shows a crystalline, Burgundian feel, combi


Zonnebloem Lauréat Workshop gives insight into the craft of blending

For anyone out there imagining wine blending is a walk in the park, think again! It’s fun but it’s definitely hard work. I was part of a group of Cape Town wine enthusiasts who were given


Recipe: Handmade tagliatelle with steak and baby button mushrooms

Braaing is a national pastime but what to do with leftovers? If you enjoy a modest challenge, the recipe below includes instructions for homemade (handcut!) tagliatelle to accompany surplus steak. Ste


Perdeberg Vineyard Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2015 — 23.06.2015

Perdeberg Winery is situated in the Voor Paardeberg wine appellation, at the foot of the Paardeberg, named after the scores of Cape Mountain Zebra that once roamed the beautiful mountainside. Perdeber


Buttery leeks & cheddar cheese toasted sandwich on sourdough — Sam Linsell

Sam says, “Slowly braised leeks and sharp mature Cheddar are a fantastic combination of flavours. Toasted to melted perfection on sourdough bread makes an utterly delicious and unusual toasted s


A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide To Rum

Understanding the oft-overlooked spirit.


Durbanville Hills Wines favoured by sommeliers

Three of Durbanville Hills’ wines from their reserve Rhinofields range have been awarded at the 2015 Sommelier Selection wine competition. The 2012 Rhinofields Chardonnay took the trophy in the